Brian Cross, PharmD, BCPS

Assistant Professor

Brian Cross I received my Bachelor’s Degree from West Virginia University College of Pharmacy in 1991 and Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Tennessee in 2000.  I completed a residency in hospital pharmacy practice from the New England Medical Center in Boston in 1992 and an Advanced Practice Residency in Primary Care from the Regional Medical Center, Memphis in 2001. I am recognized by the National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators as a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE). Currently, I am a pharmacotherapy specialist with the ETSU Family Physicians of Kingsport and serve as an associate professor in the departments of Pharmacy Practice & Family Medicine at ETSU. My varied clinical experiences include direct patient care in disease management clinics both in the Indian Health Service and the Department of Veterans Affairs where I was the coordinator of cardiovascular risk reduction services. In addition, I was the director of pharmacotherapy services at the University of Tennessee St. Francis Family Practice Center, managing a referral-based medication assessment & management clinic for multiple chronic disease states. My major research interests include cardiovascular risk assessment and reduction, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, anticoagulation, and medical educational development and assessment.  I can be contacted at